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grizzled

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishgrizzledgriz‧zled /ˈɡrɪzəld/ adjective literary  DChaving grey or greyish hairgrizzled hair/head/beard etc a grizzled old man
Examples from the Corpus
grizzledThere was rime on his beard, making him appear grizzled and old.With his grizzled beard and his peg-leg he looked like an extra from Treasure Island.Now, in the reluctant dawn light, he stood eyeing the carriage and rubbing his grizzled chin.The old grizzled grannies cursed him as he passed them by.He wore shorts and a T-shirt that revealed well-muscled legs and arms and a strong neck that belied the grizzled hair.A young boy with a ladle and a stoup of water wetted their grizzled mouths.He had others in his grizzled russet tonsure, dropped from the higher branches as the wind stirred them.He was a grizzled veteran, spare of body, and as supple in the saddle as a youth.grizzled hair/head/beard etcHe is the next breadhead - about my age, with grizzled hair.He wore shorts and a T-shirt that revealed well-muscled legs and arms and a strong neck that belied the grizzled hair.With his grizzled beard and his peg-leg he looked like an extra from Treasure Island.
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